Jack Kerouac Dies

 
Date: 10/21/1969
Reference Number:
KPIX 100479
Format:
16mm newsfilm
Description/Summary:
KPIX Eyewitness News report by Ben Williams from October 21st 1969 in San Francisco, featuring the death of novelist and poet Jack Kerouac. Includes (silent) views of the North Beach neighborhood, City Lights Books and scenes of English Professor Mark Linenthal reading part of Allen Ginsberg's poem 'Sunflower Sutra'.
Availability:
Mp4 video file streaming online in DIVA:
https://diva.sfsu.edu/collections/sfbatv/bundles/190211
Collection/Copyright Holder:
CBS5 KPIX-TV
Further Details:
Contact resident Film Archivist Alex Cherian (Email: acherian@sfsu.edu)